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Ali Kadhim Nassir Al-Tameemi (Arabic: علي كاظم ناصر التميمي‎), 1 January 1949 – 2 January 2018) was an Iraqi football striker who played for Iraq in the 1972 AFC Asian Cup & 1976 AFC Asian Cup. He also played for Al Zawraa. He held Iraq's goal record with 35 goals in his time, until Hussein Saeed broke it in 1982. He's also Ali Adnan Kadhim's uncle, the Iraqi international who plays for the Serie A club Udinese.

Ali Kadhim
Personal information
Full name Ali Kadhim
Date of birth (1949-01-01)1 January 1949
Place of birth Iraq
Date of death 2 January 2018(2018-01-02) (aged 69)
Place of death Baghdad, Iraq
Playing position Forward
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1968–1982 Al Zawraa
National team
1970–1980 Iraq 82 (35)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

After a long illness, Kadhim died right after his 69th birthday.[1]

Career statisticsEdit

International goalsEdit

Scores and results list Iraq's goal tally first.

No Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1. 13 December 1971 National Stadium, Kuwait City   Ceylon 1–0 5–0 1972 AFC Asian Cup qualification
2. 2–0
3. 4–0
4. 15 December 1971   Bahrain 1–0 1–0
5. 18 December 1971   Jordan 2–0 2–0
6. 22 December 1971   Lebanon 1–0 4–1
7. 2–0
8. 16 March 1973 Sydney Sports Ground, Sydney   Indonesia 1–0 1–1 1974 FIFA World Cup qualification
9. 24 March 1973 Sydney Sports Ground, Sydney   Australia 3–0 4–0 1974 FIFA World Cup qualification

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Obituary: Ali Kadhim". 2 January 2018. Retrieved 3 January 2018.

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